How much is an Olympus om1 worth?

Olympus: Olympus OM-1

Average Mint
Body only $40-50 $100-120
With lens $80-90 $200-220
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Is the Olympus OM-1 a good camera?

Hasselblad is probably the only one whose color I would consider perfect, but Olympus cameras have always been what I would call “extremely great.” OMDS, however, has brought that up another notch with the OM-1 — personally, I’d rate the color as “perfect minus.” It’s not as neutral as Hasselblad’s, but the OM-1’s …

What film does the Olympus OM-1 use?

Films for the Olympus OM-1 MD The camera is designed for 35mm film. 35mm films are still manufactured today and are quite easy to get. Possible films for the Olympus OM-1 MD are the Fujifilm Superia 200 (eBay / Amazon) for color images and the Ilford FP4 Plus (eBay / Amazon) for black and white images.

Does Olympus om1 have a light meter?

The Olympus OM-1 also has a light meter – yay! I know it’s not popular, but I love in-camera light meters. Less to carry and mess with. Much like other 35mm cameras with in-camera light meters, this has a little lever that appears on the left side of the view finder.

When did the Olympus OM-1 come out?

Introduced in 1972, the OM-1 was the first product in the OM Series. It earned wide acclaim as the world’s smallest and lightest 35mm single-lens reflex camera.

Does Olympus OM-1 have a light meter?

Does Olympus OM-1 need a battery?

Inserting Battery(ies) The OLYMPUS OM-1 is a mechanical SLR camera. It will still operate even there is no battery(ies) installed inside the camera. The power is confined to power the metering circuit to guide the photographer on exposure information via the match needle display system.

What batteries does Olympus OM 1 take?

It is supplied with a 1.35V mercury battery (JIS H-D type) to power its through-the-lens exposure metering system. It will last approximately one year depending upon use and must be replaced with an Eveready (UCAR) EPX625, Mallory PX625 or equivalent.